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  • Field Day presented by Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
    Chicago Athletic Association Hotel hosts Field Day
    An active lifestyle doesn’t stop when you go on vacation. Whether traveling on a business trip or a family getaway, maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle remains a priority. The new Chicago Athletic Association Hotel wants to support these...
  • Skokie Holocaust Memorial Monument
    How can this happen in the land of the free and the home of the brave?
    Author's Note: This piece I dedicate to my dear late friend, Anthony (Tony) "Budzo" Mazzulla, one of the funniest and most enabling persons it has been my privilege to know and count as a friend.1987 was a busy and important year for...
  • No casualties
    Waco gunfight aftermath: Blame the Second Amendment
    Nine people are dead in Waco, Texas as the result of a wild confrontation Sunday between at least three and possibly five biker gangs, and already the looney left is blaming the Second Amendment and the National Rifle Association in the reader...
  • The Hampton Social
    The Hampton Social to open in Chicago’s River North this summer
    The Hampton Social,set to open in River North this summer,will bring traditional Northern East Coast cuisine to the neighborhood with an upscale yet approachable environment. Owner Brad Parker (American Junkie) enlisted Executive Chef Andrew...
  • Bank on it
    'Pitch Perfect 2' blows away 'Mad Mad: Fury Road'
    "Pitch Perfect 2" took the stage and kicked "Max Mad: Fury Road" to the curb. The box office took off in fine fashion as the summer season rolls along.Many times when a film lately wins, it over-achieves and boy, did "...
  • 2015 Chicago summer day camps to check out
    2015 Chicago summer day camps to check out
    With the end of the school year on the horizon, does your child have plans for the summer? If you’re still looking for summer day camps in Chicago, don’t worry. The area boasts a wide selection of options ranging from traditional day...
  • Oak Mill Bakery & Cafe
    Oak Mill Bakery & Café is a must try
    A family-owned European-style bakery, the Oak Mill Bakery & Café offers a diverse selection of sweet desserts and savory sandwiches, with several locations throughout the Chicagoland area. Situated on the bustling North Ave, their Wicker Park...
  • Dereliction of Duty
    Dereliction of Duty
    Recently, I published an Examiner piece on the strange relationship between Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago, which I dubbed to be a 'political odd couple'. They're back in the news again, and the...
  • National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show 2015
    Top 7 Reasons to Attend National Restaurant Assocation Show 2015
    Top 7 Reasons to attend the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show 2015.As it does each year, the restaurant industry is gearing up to attend the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in...
  • Craft Beer Week specials in Chicago
    Chicago embraces Craft Beer Week
    Chicago is enthusiastic about craft beer. More and more craft brewers are popping up all around the city. Craft Beer week is the perfect time to try a new beer, re-visit an old favorite or enjoy a delicious take on beer.Several favorite Chicago...
  • Perfect start
    Solid starts for 'Pitch Perfect 2' and 'Mad Max: Fury Road'
    It will be a demographic war at the weekend box office, with the end result being a new winner on top. "Pitch Perfect 2" and "Mad Max: Fury Road" open wide, but after Thursday, there is a leader already."Pitch Perfect 2...
  • Summer in Chicago is a time for celebrating
    Five highly anticipated summer festivals in Chicago
    Chicago is a city that loves a good festival, particularly during the summer months when a sojourn to the park does not require survival gear rivaled in complexity and necessity only by astronaut uniforms. Summer festivities abound, and the din of...
  • Caputos-South Elgin, IL
    Best grocery shopping experiences in the Chicago area
    Grocery shopping can feel like a chore at times, but the grocery shopping experience can also be a positive and fun one when visiting the following grocery stores in the Chicago area. Not only do these grocery stores offer an excellent selection...
  • Diane Pernet's A Shaded View on Fashion Film visits Chicago
    Diane Pernet's A Shaded View on Fashion Film visits Chicago
    Diane Pernet’s film festival, A Shaded View on Fashion Film (ASVOFF) made it's first visit to Chicago this week, on Mothers' Day. The program was organized by Gallery Aesthete, the School of Art Institute of Chicago and...
  • Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra spring concert
    Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert features Bryce Dessner
    On Sunday, May 17, the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert. This CYSO will be joined by Bryce Dessner, an acclaimed composer, guitarist and curator. The concert will feature an array of classic and contemporary pieces.The...
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